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Counterfeit watches and jewelry are the new counterfeit handbags

The US, and its vast swathes of people with disposable income who shop for fun, is an ideal destination for counterfeiters, which makes life difficult for the agencies dedicated to patrolling the US borders and enforcing customs. Every year, they process about 24 million commercial cargo shipments …

Duke, Michigan State Go to Final 4

Possible Pick: Wake Forest CB Johnson Has Both Combination Of Length & Athleticism

<i>(Editor’s Note: Heading into the upcoming NFL Draft, held April 30-May 2, DallasCowboys.com will take a closer look at the prospects, including some</i> …

NFL

'Saturday Night Live': All 141 Cast Members Ranked

Let's break it down. The entire cast of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, all 40 years of it, ranked from top to bottom. Insanely ambitious? You bet. Absurdly …

Justin Timberlake

What the Diamonds from the Oscars 2015 Red Carpet Would Cost to Own

The stars <i>really</i> shined this year at the 87th annual Academy Awards. So many drop-dead gorgeous diamonds landed on the red carpet that we're taking a …

Rockets, Kings among teams interested in Josh Smith

The Clippers, Heat and Mavericks are also reportedly interested in the now-former Piston. Here's a breakdown of how Smith would fit in with each team.<p>On Monday, the Detroit Pistons released Josh Smith, freeing a 29-year-old who signed a four-year, $54 million deal less than two years ago to go to …

Cutler to start finale for Bears with Clausen out

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Quarterback Jay Cutler is returning to the Chicago Bears' lineup and will start the final game of the season after Jimmy …

The top 22 mistakes of first-time CEOs

I have been building this list of CEO mistakes for many years based on my own experiences. This is not rocket science — some of these points may seem obvious when you read them — but it is really tough to know what you haven’t experienced, and I wish I’d had a list like this when I was a first-time …

Is Kelly Slater still the best surfer in the world? | Adventure Sports Network

You’re only as old as the bike you ride. Kelly in Puerto Rico in 2011. Photo: Timo<p>Is Kelly Slater still the best surfer in the world? Recent contest …

Bruins in 'Frozen' costumes visit children's hospital

The Boston Bruins celebrated Halloween early and brightened the day of some kids in the process. Dougie Hamilton, Torey Krug, Seth Griffith, Matt Fraser, Kevan Miller and Matt Bartkowski visited the Boston Children's Hospital on Monday dressed as the characters from <i>Frozen</i>.<p>Sure, you might poke fun …

Florida State’s Karlos Williams Investigated in Domestic Abuse Case

Florida State running back Karlos Williams is being investigated by police in Tallahassee in an alleged domestic abuse case.<p>Tallahassee Police …

5 Reasons iPhone Is More Secure Than Android

Security isn't the first thing most people think of when they start shopping for a smartphone. We care a lot more about apps, ease of use, price—and …

Teddy Bridgewater Injury: Updates on Vikings Star's Ankle and Return

<b>Updates from Sunday, Oct. 12</b><p>The Vikings confirm Teddy Bridgewater is active for Week 6:<p><b>Updates from Friday, Oct. 10</b><p>Matt Vensel of <i>The Minneapolis Star-Tribune</i> has the latest on Bridgewater:<p><b>Updates from Wednesday, Oct. 8</b><p>Pro Football Talk provides comments from Teddy Bridgewater, who spoke about his …

Football (U.S.)

Paul McCartney to Reissue More Wings Albums With Unreleased Material

Paul McCartney will continue to add to his Archive reissue series with two Wings albums this fall. The group's 1975 LP, <i>Venus and Mars</i>, which contains …

Music

Use your competitors’ products all the time

I was sitting with the founders of a company we’ve funded the other day talking about their competition. I love this product and I use it every day. It doesn’t yet have widespread adoption, but it as extremely actively used by the early adopters.<p>This company has several competitors — long time …

After 15 years on Tour, C.J. Hobgood is ready to move on, but hanging up the contest jersey for good is a lot more complicated than it sounds. “I always pictured my career ending by the time I was 32. I’m 34 now, and besides winning #Pipeline, I’ve achieved everything I could have ever dreamed of,” C.J. explained in his interview from our March issue. “I’m not scared of losing heats or falling off the Tour because I know what that’s like and I know I’ll survive.” The full feature is live now on the #SurferMag site. Photo: Moran #Surfer #SurferPhotos @tallteef @cjhobgood

Hoverboard A Reality

This is it everyone, the pinnacle of human technological achievement. All these hundreds of thousands of years of evolution have brought us to this …

Plattan Headphones Cobalt

Designed to be a hybrid of convenience and quality, <b>Urbanears’ Plattan Headphones</b> are full-size headphones that can <b>fold down to the size of your fist</b> for maximum mobility. In addition to experiencing rich, secluded sound every time you fit the puffy pads over your ears, you’ll get to enjoy features …

11 Reasons UConn Is By Far The Most Dominant School In College Hoops

The University of Connecticut has quietly owned college basketball for the past quarter century, and it's time people started noticing.

Yes, Flappy Bird Will Return To The App Store

I hope you enjoyed your life over the past month and a half; Flappy Bird is coming back to the App Store after its removal earlier this year, according to the game’s developer Dong Nguyen. Gawker spotted the dev’s tweeted response to a question about whether or not it would ever return, which is an …

Search for missing Malaysia Airlines plane expands to Indian Ocean

It's a mystery that authorities still haven't been able to solve: Where is Malaysia Airlines Flight 370?<p>There were still more questions than answers Thursday as U.S. officials said investigators will start combing the Indian Ocean as they look for the missing aircraft.<p>Why would authorities expand …

Idle No More: Japan Plans To Restart Closed Nuclear Reactors

In the wake of the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant three years ago, Japan's government decided to phase out nuclear power. Other governments, notably Germany's, followed Japan's lead.<p>But Wednesday, Tokyo reversed course. It issued a draft energy plan that includes restarting idled …

$5 for One Movie Ticket at Studio Movie Grill (Up to 53% Off)

What You'll Get<p><i>After purchasing this deal, you will need to visit the website listed on your voucher to complete redemption.</i><p>Catch a new release, such …

Keith Richards turns 70 - in pictures

Today is the 70th birthday of guitarist, survivor and rock'n'roll icon Keith Richards. From an early performance on Ready, Steady, Go in 1964, to the Rolling Stones' headline set at Knebworth festival and appearing with Johnny Depp in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, here's a selection of …

Watch The Mistletoe Drone Bring Kisses From Above

What better way to ring in the holiday cheer than a drone draped in mistletoe?<p>Artist George Zisiadis, known for clever urban interventions like Pulse of the City, an oversized red heart that turns the human pulse into unique music, teamed up with his friend Mustafa Khan to decorate a drone (the …

Drones